Housewarming Gifts for Their First Apartment

Housewarming Gifts for Their First Apartment at www.happyhourprojects.com | Give the gift of entertaining for $100 or less! #TargetStyle

This post is promoted by Target. One of the most exciting rites of passage is getting your first apartment.  I still remember mine – all 400 square feet of it.  When you first start out you’re focused on furniture, bedding, cleaning supplies, hopefully some curtains, and a set of dishes.  What you’re not prioritizing?  Artwork, […]

SoFabU On The Road | A Chicago Weekend

SoFabUOTR Event Recap at www.happyhourprojects.com

This grant was  provided to me by Collective Bias, Inc. All opinions are mine alone. #SoFabUOTR #CollectiveBias So if you follow any of my social media channels, then you probably noticed that I was away for a long weekend in the Windy City, one of my favorite cities, Chicago.  I was awarded a grant to […]

Happy Birthday, Krispy Kreme | Special Offer & Giveaway

Krispy Kreme 78th Birthday Celebration at www.happyhourprojects.com | Visit your local Krispy Kreme bakery on July 10 for a special birthday doughnut!

Well, the kids are in heaven this week, because we had a little impromptu birthday party field trip to Krispy Kreme Doughnuts a couple days ago!  They’re celebrating 78 years this Friday (with a special offer! I’ve got the scoop if you read on, along with a fun giveaway) so we thought it would be […]

Fresh Herbs, Fresh Cocktails | Strawberry-Basil Spiked Lemonade

Strawberry Basil Spiked Lemonade Cocktail Recipe at www.happyhourprojects.com | Grow fresh herbs for fresh cocktails with these tips!

This post is promoted by Target.I was a little bit late in getting this year’s herb garden started, but the weather was really messing with us here in Michigan this year.  We even had a night of frost after Memorial Day!  But fortunately, container gardening is not only forgiving (you can just cover plants or […]

Dad Is Doin’ Good

Dad's Doin' Good! | A Father's Day Tribute at www.happyhourprojects.com #doingood

Oh, the pressure of being a parent. Raise your hand if you can relate! I’m certainly feeling it. There’s something about this age my kids are at, where they are soaking up every little detail, learning, repeating, imagining, and creating… Are we doing enough? Are we helping them grow into the people we hope they’ll be? Or are […]

“Change is Good” Butterfly Stamped Mixed Media Bracelet

"Change is Good" Butterfly Mixed Media Bracelet | A hand-stamped DIY project at www.happyhourprojects.com

Hello, friends!  I’ve gone mixed media crazy this week, layers and chains and metal and beads… I guess it’s just what’s on my mind right now.  I’ve been doing a bit of stamping lately (in case you somehow haven’t noticed?) and I’m really excited about how this piece came out.  I was thinking on the […]

Father’s Day Gifts He’ll Love: Customized Football

Fathers Day Gift Idea for the Sports Fan: Customized Wilson NCAA and NFL Footballs at www.happyhourprojects.com #WilsonCustomFootball

Have you found your Father’s Day gift idea yet? I’m really excited to share what I got for my husband for Father’s Day from today’s sponsor, Wilson Sporting Goods.   My husband is a HUGE fan of all things sports, but football is his favorite and it’s a sport we both LOVE.  He’s a self-professed “die-hard […]